This Week on Good Food: Roy Choi, Ethnic Cuisine in L.A., and Ottolenghi

Roy Choi, the man behind Kogi and Chego talks about his early memories of Korea, growing up in LA and his circuitous journey to the kitchen. Jonathan Gold weighs in on whether or not the food in LA’s Koreatown lives up to the food in Korea and Los Angeles Magazine's Dine Editor, Leslie Barger Suter, says LA's ethnic enclaves have finally become trendy dining destinations for Angeleno diners. Why do we so rarely hear about female chefs? San Francisco based chef Dominique Crenn says the media is to blame. She opens up about the challenges facing women chefs and the media’s role in how female chefs are portrayed.

delicata squash

Roy Choi, the man behind Kogi and Chego talks about his early memories of Korea, growing up in LA and his circuitous journey to the kitchen.  Jonathan Gold weighs in on whether or not the food in LA’s Koreatown lives up to the food in Korea and Los Angeles Magazine’s Dine Editor, Leslie Barger Suter, says LA’s ethnic enclaves have finally become trendy dining destinations for Angeleno diners. Why do we so rarely hear about female chefs? San Francisco based chef Dominique Crenn says the media is to blame. She opens up about the challenges facing women chefs and the media’s role in how female chefs are portrayed. Plus, Chefs Yotam Ottolenghi and Sami Tamimi discuss their popular cookbook, Ottolenghi. At the market, Laura Avery interviews Benny Bohm of AMMO Cafe and farmer Jerry Rutiz about how they like to use delicata squash.